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The biggest lessons I’ve learned from anxiety

I knew I wanted to write today, but about what was the daunting question. I always thought looking up writing prompts was a cop out, but today I see how beneficial they are. They can spark the thoughts that are buried in your mind trying to make their way...

Write it down: Goals

I recently picked up the book “Girl, Wash Your Face,” by Rachel Hollis, and was amazed it took me so long to join the many women who finished it long ago! The pages are filled with life lessons and spark the motivation to go after every dream you put...

The identities we don’t see

I walk through the doors, heels clacking a little too loudly, my blazer crisply rolled at the cuffs. An image of corporate-assuredness is presented and I am able to rattle off phrases like, “We’ve seen a lot of growth this quarter,” or “Isn’t the weather nice today,” as the...

Give yourself a chance

Have you ever assumed you would be terrible at something before you even attempted it? I always assumed I would be horrendous at all art because I cannot draw images even remotely resembling reality. My mindset was changed by a conversation with an elderly artist the other day. We...

Late from lunch

This holiday season brought new memories, lots of reminiscing and words of wisdom that can be heard only from the mouths of your eldest relatives. My great aunt and uncle are approaching 90 years of age and though their health may be declining, their minds are reaching maximum capacity....

Closure (or lack thereof)

The idea of closure is one that can be both comforting and daunting at the same time. Closure can offer a promising goodbye and an introduction to a world you’ve never seen before. In the same breathe it can also be the end of a former life and the...

Low-Sugar Coffee Drinks

I don’t know what it is, but every time I finish a workout the first thing I crave is a coffee. I don’t want to erase all the work I just did by loading up on a high-calorie, sugary drink, but I like drinking “fun drinks” in the afternoon....

Where to Find Inspiration: Personal Development

I have always been a fan of personal development, and continuously add to my list of inspiring individuals to help me through the process. Check out my favorite YouTube channels, podcasts and books to help in your personal growth story. Let me know where you find inspiration and what...

Death before decaf? My year without caffeine

My first and all-time favorite job was working as a barista at a local coffee shop. However this job included two stipulations- 1. I was destined to be a coffee snob forever and 2. I would become addicted to coffee. I could drink two shots of espresso at 9...

The Side Hustle- A love, hate relationship

Our generation is full of entrepreneurs, creators and fellow “side hustlers.” It is encouraging to know this way of life is possible, but it can also be frustrating for those who haven’t hit their big break. If you’re like me, you crave immediate satisfaction and when you don’t see...
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